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Video Editing Expert Question?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by gfredrone, May 29, 2015.

  1. gfredrone

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    What is the best way to remove strobing/flickering in post production from what I think was caused by the Phantoms AWB (auto white balance) setting. I'm using Adobe Premiere CS6. Is there any effect or filter I can use to make it less noticeable?

    The videos I shot yesterday at a preset K level and on cloudy and sunny are much better and don't have the flashing effect.
     
  2. Adam Kontras

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    Without an example of what you're seeing it's impossible to tell you...
     
  3. gfredrone

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    That's understandable. I'll try and find a quick 10 seconds which best represents what I'm seeing and post it here later. I think its from having too fast a shutter speed in 4K 30fps and the white balance set to Auto. Basically the video flickers a little like the brightness is being increased and decreased a little, very rapidly.

    Also for the anti flicker setting in the camera what is best 50Hz, 60Hz, or Auto?
     
  4. Adam Kontras

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    I start auto until I am in a situation that needs to be manual. Those are pretty rare though... you have such a limited time in the air and the auto functions are simply faster than you are.
     
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    If it's really a flicker, echo will be effective (but only for slow moving or still shot). video effect -> time -> echo (on Pr CC).

    BTW AWB won't make flicker. Flicker means rapid (>few Hz) change of brightness, and generally white balance change balance between blue-yellow without changing the total intensity.